COMMENTARY BY PHIL KURZ

Flexibility Needed On FCC Repack Deadlines

TVN’s Phil Kurz: The FCC gave broadcasters extra time to file their repack expense estimates this week because of the trouble with the filing system. It was the right thing  to do. Let’s hope the FCC attitude on deadlines doesn’t change when the real work on moving hundreds of stations to new channels begins and broadcasters are faced with unexpected and inevitable technical challenges.